Newport Beach Trivia Quiz
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Can you answer these questions about that famous Southern California City: Newport Beach?

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1. Board Game: Fantasy Island [Average Rating:4.25 Unranked]
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Which Island is easier to get to? Balboa Island or Fashion Island?
 
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What is the best drink to order at the famous “Balboa Bar”?
 
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3. Board Game: Fairy Tale [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:745]
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Who is the biggest Queen in Long Beach and the biggest Fairy in Newport?
 
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4. Board Game: Fearsome Floors [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:912]
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Which famous Newport Beach resident shares a fashion preference with Friedeman?
 
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5. Board Game: Lock 'n Load: Forgotten Heroes – Vietnam [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:2369] [Average Rating:7.40 Unranked]
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Which famous Newport Beach resident would great passers-by with a loud speaker once per year? What time of year? What event?
 
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6. Board Game: Mississippi Queen [Average Rating:6.37 Overall Rank:1587]
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What does this have to do with anything?!?!?!
 
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7. Board Game: Beachcomber [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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Free association: A Wedgie at the beach?
 
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8. Board Game: Black Ball Express [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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When a beach gets "black balled" is it a good time to go swiming?
 
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9. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:228]
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Bonus question: What statue stands at the base of Seal Beach Pier? What does it commemorate?
 
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10. Board Game: Diamant [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:613]
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What do this box and the Balboa Pier have in common?
 
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11. Board Game: Run to Win [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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How long is the famous "Grunion Run"? 10K or 15K?
 
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12. Board Game: Billy Goat [Average Rating:2.00 Unranked]
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What is this establishment best known for?

Second part in spoiler quotes, so it doesn't provide any clues to the first:
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How many does it have?
 
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13. Board Game: Clippers [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:2097]
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Name of this iconic square-rigger at the Sea Base?
 
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14. Board Game: Kamakura [Average Rating:5.65 Unranked]
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The longest "bouncer lines" may be found where? No place is worth waiting this long to get inside.
 
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15. Board Game: Iwo Jima: Valor of Arms, 19 Feb. – 25 March 1945 [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:7403]
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Local Airport?
 
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16. Board Game: Route 66 [Average Rating:5.43 Unranked]
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Highway on which I received my first speeding ticket last October? Hint: heading northbound, beware the reverse slope after the tollbooth.
 
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17. Board Game: Key Largo [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:2249]
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They sailed to NB often.
 
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18. Board Game: Kaiser [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:8818]
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Ultraconservative ultracreepy NB representative (US Congress/state senate). Named his dog after this game, but he himself looked more like Hitler (and shared some of his politics too, come to think of it).

Extra credit if you can name his ex-con newlywed daughter.

And/or the talking head whose defamation suit cost him $20,000 to settle after he referred to her as a "sleek butch lawyeress."
 
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